kakorama: a ride into the past


November 26th, 1945...

Today is Monday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"It's Been a Long, Long Time"
by Harry James

 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: H.T. Webster

(TIME Cover: November the 26th, 1945)

 Famous people born on the 26th of November:

1288 - Emperor Go-Daigo of Japan (d. 1339)
1436 - Princess Catherine of Portugal, writer (d. 146
1832 - Mary Edwards Walker, American feminist physician (d. 1919)
1847 - Maria Fyodorovna, Princess of Denmark and Empress of Russia (d. 1928)
1869 - Maud, Queen of Norway (d. 1938)
1909 - Eugène Ionesco, French playwright (d. 1994)
1931 - Adolfo Pérez Esquivel, Argentine activist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize
1939 - Tina Turner, American singer and actress
1944 - Jean Terrell, American singer (The Supremes)
1951 - Cicciolina, Italian actress and politician

 The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1945

Sir Alexander Fleming

with Ernst Boris Chain and Sir Howard Walter Florey, for the discovery of penicillin and its curative effect in various infectious diseases

United Kingdom
London University - London, United Kingdom

Photo: nobelprize.org

Oscar of the best picture in 1945

The Lost Weekend
directed by Billy Wilder
with Ray Milland (Don Birnam)

Designed in 1945

The Silver Streak Iron
by Designer unknown


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